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Pouteria  Aubl.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 23829

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilySapotaceae  – sapodillas, sapotes  
                               GenusPouteria Aubl.  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Pouteria caimito (Ruiz & Pav.) Radlk. – abiu 
                                  Species Pouteria campechiana (Kunth) Baehni – eggfruit tree, canistel 
                                  Species Pouteria dictyoneura (Griseb.) Radlk. – cocuyo 
                                  Species Pouteria dominigensis (C.F. Gaertn.) Baehni – jacana 
                                  Species Pouteria hotteana (Urb. & Ekman) Baehni – redmammee 
                                  Species Pouteria multiflora (A. DC.) Eyma – bullytree 
                                  Species Pouteria sandwicensis (A. Gray) Baehni & O. Deg. – 'ala'a 
                                  Species Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) H.E. Moore & Stearn – naseberry, sapote, mamey sapote, mammee sapote 
                                  Species Pouteria viridis (Pittier) Cronquist  

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pouteria   
  Source: Sapotaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Pouteria   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Pouteria   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Pouteria   
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  Comment: Recognition of Planchonella as a genus separate from Pouteria is often dependent on geographical scope and taxonomic approach: recent molecular studies centered mainly on New Caledonia and Australia show Planchonella to be distinct; however, the only morphological difference, the presence or absence of endosperm in the seed, is inconsistent worldwide. There has been no comprehensive revision in Asia of either Pouteria or Planchonella; until this, and a complete molecular phylogeny including all species, are available no definite conclusions can be drawn (T.D. Pennington, pers. com., 02-2013)  



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